Posts Tagged Higher Education
Virginia’s community colleges find a new leader, as Youngkin wants more focus on workforce development
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 18, 2022
Virginia’s search for a new head of the state’s community college system ended Thursday. Jahd Khalil reports that Governor Youngkin was not pleased with the process.
One state lawmaker wants to expand Virginia’s education improvement scholarship tax credit
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 10, 2022
Lawmakers are about to return to Richmond. And, as Michael Pope reports, they’ll be talking about a variety of ways to fund education.
Legislative Debates Over VMI Emerge
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 14, 2021
Debates over legislation governing the Virginia Military Institute are probably on the horizon, spurred by a report by the State Council of Higher Education For Virginia. Jahd Khalil reports.
Assessing Higher Education in a Post-Pandemic Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 26, 2020
The pandemic is changing many aspects of life as we now know it, and that’s a trend that will only continue for the rest of the year. Michael Pope has this preview for the fall semester of higher education.
Will Virginia Lawmakers Implement Another Tuition Freeze This Year?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 30, 2020
For two decades, tuition at Virginia’s universities was on the rise. That ended last year after a massive new investment in higher education was available only to schools who agreed to cap their tuition rates. But, as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, it’s unclear whether lawmakers will make the same move this year.
VCU Shows Congress How Intrusive Advising Can Help Achieve Equity in Higher Ed
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 19, 2019
Are colleges and universities in Virginia equitable? Or should the federal government be doing more to achieve racial and income equity? Michael Pope has this report from Capitol Hill.
Virginia’s Talent Pipeline May Soon See a Big Shift
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 16, 2019
For many years, young people in Southside and Southwest Virginia have been leaving the area after graduating from college. But, that may not be the case for much longer. Michael Pope reports.
Lawmakers Offer More Money, as Colleges Consider Tuition Increases
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on February 27, 2019
This spring, colleges in Virginia will be voting on whether to raise tuition for next school year. The latest state budget has a big incentive for them not to. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Mixed News for Higher Ed in State Budget
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 5, 2018
State lawmakers have signed off on a budget that includes increased spending on K-12 education, health care, and raises for state employees. But the outlook for higher education funding is mixed. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Beer Boom Leads to More Classes
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 6, 2018
As Virginia’s craft beer industry continues to boom, it means more job openings. To help fill the demand, the University of Richmond is expanding its class options in beer making. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.